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6 Do’s and Don’ts for Athletes Losing Weight

Contributor: Kylene Guerra, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Athletes searching for a performance edge often attempt to lose weight with the hope that their newfound body composition will improve their strength and speed. Unfortunately, many athletes try to achieve this goal in ways that may jeopardize performance and immune function. Consider the suggestions below for safe … Read More

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Heart Health Twitter Quiz – Weight Loss

True or False: If you take in 500 five hundred fewer calories per day, you can expect to lose about a pound a week. True False Answer: False In their book, Heart 411, Drs. Gillinov and Nissen say: Recent research suggests that this old rule of thumb is too simplistic and is often incorrect. While … Read More